crossing the seventh gate (2017)
80 min - Documentary

La Septième Porte is the title of a 300-page film-history work dedicated to Moroccan cinema between 1907 and 1986. Ali Essafi visited its writer Ahmed Bouanani three years before his death. Film excerpts, interviews and other documents delineate the artistic universe of a poet, filmmaker and essayist whose independence and integrity remained unsullied until the end.

Director: Ali Essafi
Writer: Ali Essafi
Country: Morocco
Production: Cinemaat Prod